How does the NEXTMONTH function (DAX) work?

The NEXTMONTH function (DAX) returns a table that contains a column of all dates from the next month, based on the first date in the dates column in the current context.

NEXTMONTH Formula Syntax


How do you use the NEXTMONTH function?

This function returns all dates from the next day to the first date in the input parameter. For example, if the first date in the dates argument refers to June 10, 2009; then this function returns all dates for the month of July, 2009.

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Considerations when using the NEXTMONTH function

The dates argument can be any of the following:

  • A reference to a date/time column.
  • A table expression that returns a single column of date/time values.
  • A Boolean expression that defines a single-column table of date/time values.

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Formula examples using the NEXTMONTH function

=CALCULATE(SUM(InternetSales_USD[SalesAmount_USD]), NEXTMONTH(‘DateTime'[DateKey]))

= CALCULATE ( SUM (Sales [Sales Amount]), NEXTMONTH (Sales [Date]) )

= CALCULATE ([Total Sales], NEXTMONTH(Calendar[Date]))

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